Risk Assessments

Risk assessments are crucial to minimise any kind of risk which might occur during events. A risk assessment is not about creating huge amounts of paperwork , but rather about identifying sensible measures to control the risks during your events. In order to control the risk you need to think about what might cause harm to people and what steps you are taking in order to prevent that harm. 

These are questions you need to answer on the generic risk assessment form and send it to your local HISA team. Please get in touch, if you're not sure how to fill this out. The risk assessment can be found here.


Activity  List all the different types of activities being assessed

What are the hazards  For each activity list the hazards, ie anything that has the potential to cause harm

Who might be harmed and how?  For each hazard list the persons at risk

What are you already doing?  What kind of measures are you already putting in place in order to prevent injuries?

Do you need to do anything else to control the risk?  Is there any further action required?

Action by who?  Who is responsible for this action?

Action date  When has the action been completed?

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